Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth II has reigned through more seismic social change than any monarch since 1066. Yet she is not merely hanging on. She is a 21st century global phenomenon commanding unrivaled respect and affection. And now she is preparing for an event without parallel since the reign of Louis XIV: her Platinum Jubilee. On February 6, 2022, she marks 70 years on the Throne. Robert Hardman wraps up the full story of one of the undisputed greats in a thousand years of monarchy. It is a portrait of a world leader who remains as intriguing today as the day she came to the Throne at age twenty-five.